India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers returns to SA squad for last three ODIs
Johannesburg: Star batsman AB de Villiers returned to South Africa’s squad for the remaining three ODIs in opposition to India, giving a lift to the beleaguered hosts who’ve misplaced all their matches thus far.
De Villiers has been added to South Africa’s squad for the remaining matches, however a name on his availability for the fourth match, to be held on the Wanderers on Saturday, will solely be taken after he’s assessed at Friday’s apply.
De Villiers missed the primary three video games of the six-match sequence with a finger damage he sustained through the Wanderers Take a look at.
His inclusion was the one change to the prevailing squad.
“Having AB again goes to be a large increase. He’ll carry confidence to the workforce and his management throughout the group will add plenty of worth as nicely,” JP Duminy had stated after South Africa misplaced the third ODI at Newlands by 124 runs.
The free-scoring De Villiers had bruised an index finger making an attempt to take a catch within the 63-run defeat within the third Take a look at in opposition to the vacationers right here.
De Villiers has scored 9,515 runs in 225 ODIs at a median of greater than 54 and a strike charge of 101.
He holds the document for the quickest century within the format, reaching the milestone off solely 31 balls in opposition to the West Indies in 2015.
Squad: Aiden Markram (captain), Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Khaya Zondo, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen